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Shaw Trial / Russo Testimony #3749

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 11, 1969
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(Studio) Prosecution's key witness, Perry Russo, testifies in trial of Clay Shaw, accused of plotting to kill President John F. Kennedy. Said he overheard David Ferrie outline plan for Kennedy murder with Lee Harvey Oswald and Shaw.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Shaw's attys. cross-exam. Russo. Russo says didn't hear Oswald or Shaw agree to murder. Told New Orleans police, would have to answer no, if asked whether Shaw was at meeting Says under pressure when made that statement. Defense Attorney Irvin Dymond attacked Russo's memory of mtg. Russo says 100% sure Shaw is man; not 100% sure. Calls conversation "shooting the breeze." Russo critical of newsmen. Shaw's attorneys. trying to portray Russo as confused man.
REPORTER: Don Farmer Artist: Charles Kavanagh

Farmer, Don;
Reynolds, Frank

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